UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
tropical marine; rainy season (November to May)
Even though, Arabic and French are the official languages, most people speak Comoran, a mixture of Arabic and Swahili.
Arabic (official), French (official), Shikomoro (a blend of Swahili and Arabic)
Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
Independence Day, 6 July (1975)
12 10 S, 44 15 E
Southern Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique